Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Quote

To be seventy years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be forty years old.


On the Seventieth Birthday of Julia Ward Howe (May 27, 1899); reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

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To be seventy years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be forty years old.

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To be seventy years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be forty years old.

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To be seventy years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be forty years old.

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To be seventy years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be forty years old.